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    How US politics sustains US capitalism

    Richard Wolff | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    UNTIL their contradictions explode coexisting economic and political systems sustain one another. ‘Normal’ politics includes precisely the process of working out social conflicts such that...

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    Socialism won’t go away because it’s capitalism’s antithesis

    Alex Strauss | Updated at 12:00am on August 14, 2018

    DESPITE appearances, it is a mistake to conceptualise the workings of capitalism by placing world-changing agency in the hands of the capitalist class....

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    Can the world survive capitalism?

    Salimullah Khan | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2018

    CAN capitalism survive? The French historian Fernand Braudel once, towards the end of his life, asked this rather simple question. He answered, of course, in...

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    Dispatches from capitalist war on society

    by Chris Wright | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2018

    AS THE capitalist elite continues to pour ever more resources into its crusade to dismantle society, it’s important to keep a tally of the damage...

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    Solving nation state-centric problems must for real change

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on April 29, 2018

    Dhaka University professor emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury on Saturday said that for a real change, problems in capitalism-driven liberal nation states as well as people’s...

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    Can democracy survive global capitalism?

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 14, 2018

    THE triumph of neo-fascists like Viktor Orban in Hungary, the rise of far-right parties elsewhere in Europe, increasing trade conflicts with China, and the appeal...

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    Facebook and surveillance capitalism

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 24, 2018

    WHETHER it creeps into politics, marketing, or simple profiling, the nature of surveillance as totality has been affirmed by certain events this decade...

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    Priceless moments: how capitalism eats our time

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    ONE of the most famous advertising campaigns of my generation is MasterCard’s Priceless. Launched in 1997, this twenty-year-long award-winning international campaign has been watched in...

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    Connection capitalism and non-partisan politics can’t go together

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 10, 2018

    THAT the nature of our capitalism is connection-, not production-, based is more or less accepted. Many join political parties just to make money and...

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    Censorship in the digital age

    by Jason Hirthler | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    THE grand experiment with western democracy, badly listing thanks to broadsides from profiteering oligarchs, may finally run ashore on the rocks of thought crime...